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April 9, 2021
Israeli cargo ship hit by missile near Yemen in suspected Iranian attack
By Cnaan Liphshiz
(JTA) — An Israeli-owned cargo ship was struck by a missile in the Arabian Sea in a suspected Iranian attack, an Israeli security official said.
The ship was sailing from Tanzania to India and continued its voyage after the attack Thursday, the official told Reuters. He was not named.
The vessel, which is owned by the XT Management firm from Haifa, was flying a Liberian flag and did not sustain major damage, the report said.
Since 2019, Israel has been attacking ships carrying Iranian oil and weapon...